Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Path to Growth – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

I was meeting with a good friend and business associate over breakfast a few weeks ago when I asked him what I ask a lot of senior executives: “What’s the biggest, unintended mistake that CEOs and business owners make?” “That’s … Continue reading

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Character in extremis — a vivid example

My blog last week contended that, since character was not a hidden trait but one that is exposed during tough times, the only way to build such character is to seek out or at least choose difficult paths in life. … Continue reading

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Character is More Than It’s Cracked Up To Be

Most of us were told that character is who you are and what you do when no one is looking.  Maybe. But here’s another thought. Character actually is what is exposed when the screws are turned down, when the heat … Continue reading

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